“I think that mortality salience is one of those things where you don't know what it is until you get it”
For the better part of a decade, they have been working the local live circuit, releasing albums, and in 2013 appeared as themselves in Troma's Return To Nuke-Em High Volume 1.
“I think Hamlet's tragedy is that he's the sanest person in the play,” says Joel Sass, director of Park Square Theatre's contemporary take on the William Shakespeare classic. “He's the one who is the most introspective, the one who has a clear sight when everyone else is falling into line behind a new regime. He's a little too sane, and that can be dangerous to somebody in power.”
A dark room, a single flickering candle. Seated behind a bank of glowing hardware, a musical alchemist weaves a synthscape tapestry...
“We basically told him, 'Play more shitty.'”